marcra

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From marc (horse) +‎ -ra (collective suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmˠɑɾˠkɾˠə/

Noun[edit]

marcra m (genitive singular marcra, nominative plural marcraí)

  1. cavalry
    Synonyms: eachra

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
marcra mharcra not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • marcrad” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • "marcra" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.